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New Concept In Solar Energy Poised To Catch On Across US

A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway. Community solar gardens first took off in Colorado a few years ago, and the model — also known as community or shared solar — has spread to Minnesota, California, Massachusetts and several other states.

03/07/2015

C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Car (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

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Solar Is Big Business At The Living Green Expo

The latest in eco-friendly technology will be on display at The Living Green Expo, which opens this weekend on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

05/04/2012

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St. Thomas Students Building Competitive Solar Car

The name “St. Thomas Academy” may bring to mind a number of things — great athletic teams, military training and faith-based education. You can add one more to the list. Wicked smart engineers.

11/05/2010

Solar Panel Plant Planned for Iron Range

Big “green” news on the Iron Range where authorities have broken ground for a new solar panel manufacturing plant. The plant is part of Mountain Iron’s Renewable Energy Industrial Park.  Officials say the type of […]

09/12/2010